Souris-Elmira MLA Colin LaVie was a little surprised to find there was no money in this year's capital budget for building lobster cold storage facilities. The veteran MLA, a fisher before he entered politics, says it was his understanding a...
Most of the fishers in P.E.I.’s largest lobster fishing zone support a carapace size increase for the 2018 season. The P.E.I. Fishermen’s Association mailed out a survey to the 601 commercial fishers in LFA 24, which runs the length of...
There’s plenty of reason to be optimistic about the P.E.I. fishing industry heading into 2018, says Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac. McIsaac says the Atlantic Fisheries Fund, announced by federal minister Dominic LeBlanc and the four Atlantic fisheries ministers,...
Just days after announcing the commercial mackerel fishery in Area 16 would close on Nov. 16, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans reopened the season Nov. 21. In a memo to the Atlantic Mackerel Advisory Committee dated Nov. 20, committee...
Atlantic Aqua Farms has a new owner. The P.E.I. business, one of the largest growers of live mussels in the country, is now part of the assets of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. It had previously been owned by San...
The commercial mackerel season in the Gulf Region closed at 6 a.m. on Nov. 16. As of Nov. 14, landings were estimated at 8,291 tonnes. The closure applies to all vessels regardless of size or gear used. The closure will...
The Quality Oyster Aquaculture Program operated by West Prince Venture is receiving funding from the federal and provincial governments to help oyster growers and operators adopt new technologies to increase production and efficiency, promote high quality oyster yields and...
Still spry at nearly 70 years of age and going into his 50th year in the lobster industry, Bob Swim is both envied and criticized. The successful fisherman who owns two licences proudly recalls how some members of his Port...
The Lobster Institute is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017 by highlighting the close and collaborative relationships it has built with the lobster industry over the years. For example, one of the first studies conducted by the Institute was...
CAP AUGUET, NS — The largest modern fishing boat ever manufactured on Isle Madame hit the water in October. Father and son duo Adolphe and Shawn Boudreau completed construction on the fishing vessel All Segments, which was purchased by the...
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